Gold trading sinks as Bitcoin interest surges

Bitcoin searches in Google overtake gold

Mike Sheen
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Bitcoin steals financial headlines and clickbait

Gold trading among private investors fell by 31.5% in October compared to the same time last year, as Google searches to 'buy Bitcoin' overtook searches for 'buy gold' worldwide, according to BullionVault.

Metals trading network BullionVault saw gold trades shrink last month by a third, compared to the previous 12-month average, in a year that has typically seen the number of gold buyers rise. Gold trades...

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